Honduras travel requirements

Spirit Airlines on the tarmac at Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport in San Pedro Sula Honduras

Visit Honduras

Honduras, a hidden gem in Central America, offers an exotic and vibrant travel experience for adventurers exploring off-the-beaten-path destinations. From pristine white-sand beaches and awe-inspiring coral reefs to ancient Mayan ruins and dense rainforests teeming with wildlife, this diverse country captivates visitors with its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage.

As the second-largest country in Central America, Honduras boasts a fascinating blend of indigenous traditions and Spanish colonial influence, creating a unique tapestry of customs, cuisine, and festivals. Whether you seek adrenaline-pumping activities like diving in the world-renowned Bay Islands or prefer a stroll through the narrow streets of colonial towns like Copan Ruinas, Honduras has something for everyone. However, its appeal extends beyond its natural wonders and historical sites.

The warmth and hospitality of the Honduran people and the abundance of local markets selling traditional crafts and delicious street food make for an enriching cultural experience. So, if you are seeking an adventure-filled journey or a glimpse into a vibrant and diverse culture, set your sights on Honduras – a traveler’s paradise waiting to be discovered.

Below, you will find the current travel requirements before you start your journey to any of the international airports in Honduras.

International airports

Entry requirements


  • Validity: passports should be valid for six months beyond your entry date.  Citizens of Nicaragua, Guatemala, and El Salvador, through the Central American Agreement on Free Mobility or CA-4, can present either a National Identification Document (DNI) or a passport as an identification document. 
  • Blank pages: you need at least one empty page on your passport for the entry stamp.


The passport determines the visa requirements you are traveling with and the trip duration.

Visa-free countries for Honduras

Holders of passports of the following countries and jurisdictions can visit Honduras without a visa for up to 90 days, otherwise noted.

  • Andorra
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Barbados
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Madagascar
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mexico
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • North Macedonia
  • Norway
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turkey
  • Tuvalu
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • Vanuatu

Visa on arrival

Honduras does not offer visas on arrival to travelers.  If you need a visa to enter the country, you are required to fulfill the process.  Follow the Instituto Nacional de Migracion guidelines on how to obtain a visa.

Pre-chequeo / pre-check online

All travelers entering Honduras must complete the immigration pre-check form at https://prechequeo.inm.gob.hn. Travelers will receive a confirmation email, which they should print and carry. If you don’t present the document (either printed or digital) at the airline counter in your city of origin, you will not be allowed to check in.  When exiting the country, you must pre-check and present it to Honduran immigration.

Travelers declaration / Declaracion jurada / Customs declaration

All travelers or heads of family must declare to enter or leave the country; this is an online form you must fill out before travel.  The form language is in English and Spanish.

Currency restrictions

  • Entry: travelers must declare any amount over $10,000.
  • Exit: travelers must declare any amount over $10,000.

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions and Protocols

Current COVID-19 situation in Honduras

  • Facial coverings and/or mask-wearing: a special commission of the Honduran Congress approved on March 8th, 2023, that mask usage is optional nationwide.  However, the Ministry of Health requires the correct use of masks in public and private health establishments, such as hospitals, health establishments, medical clinics, dental clinics, pharmacies, clinical laboratories, dental laboratories, and others that provide health services for employees and users.
  • Adaptation or closure of schools: no restrictions
  • Adaptation or closure of businesses: no restrictions
  • Gatherings: no restrictions
  • Domestic movements: no restrictions
  • International Travel: no restrictions

Travel restrictions and requirements related to the pandemic

  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19: not required
  • Negative test result for COVID-19: not required
  • Quarantine: not required

Source: US Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

Medical and Health Requirements

Mandatory vaccinations for entering Honduras

Health insurance coverage recommendations

There is no insurance requirement to enter the country, but it is strongly suggested to have an international insurance policy and/or travel insurance.

Exit requirements


Read the requirements above.


The passport determines the visa requirements you are traveling with.  While at check-in, airline personnel will require a visa to enter the final destination or transit.  Example: A Honduran national visiting the United States requires a valid US non-immigration visa to enter the country.

Pre-chequeo / pre-check online

Read the requirements above.

Travelers declaration / Declaracion jurada / Customs declaration

Read the requirements above.